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Alcedo atthis (European Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher)

I was really excited to see this little guy - I know kingfishers are elusive. I had only moments before this guy flew on, but it was long enough to dump my camera bag on the ground and switch lenses.


Altitude: 573m (1879 feet)
Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Thursday, February 5th, 2009 at 9:59 AM
Exposure: 1/750 sec at f3.5
ISO: 200 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 20% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 657mm lens on a 35mm camera
Location:
Light Up At Hida Folk Village Riverside Kingfisher Sculpture On Bridge Light Up At Hida Folk Village Riverside Kingfisher Light Up At Hida Folk Village Riverside Kingfisher Light Up At Hida Folk Village Riverside Kingfisher Light Up At Hida Folk Village Riverside Kingfisher Castle With Swans Frost Covered Trees Mouth In Water Helen And I In The Bath Onsen Eggs For Sale Barn Out In Fields Igloos Light Up At Hida Folk Village Ice Falls In Shadow Hot Spring Source In Kusatsu Mark And David With Bikes Amano Spit Castle With Swans Takaragawa Onsen Frost Covered Trees Mouth In Water Helen And I In The Bath Barn Out In Fields Igloos Light Up At Hida Folk Village Ice Falls In Shadow Hot Spring Source In Kusatsu Entrance To Fish Market Bell Tower Kegon Falls Castle With Swans Climbing Toward Castle Rotemburo On Our Deck Takaragawa Onsen Frost Covered Trees Mouth In Water Helen And I In The Bath Barn Out In Fields Entrance To Fish Market Bell Tower Kegon Falls Castle With Swans Climbing Toward Castle Golden Statue View Over Kyoto Rotemburo On Our Deck Takaragawa Onsen Frost Covered Trees Mouth In Water Entrance To Fish Market Floating Arch O-torii Kaimon-dakeFrom Nagasaki-bana Glowing Waterfall Us At Volcano View From In Pool Castle Over City Market With Palm Trees Bell Tower Amano Spit Castle With Swans Entrance To Fish Market Floating Arch O-torii Kaimon-dakeFrom Nagasaki-bana Glowing Waterfall Us At Volcano Bell Tower Amano Spit Castle With Swans Climbing Toward Castle Golden Statue Trees In Fog Entrance To Fish Market Floating Arch O-torii Kaimon-dakeFrom Nagasaki-bana Us At Volcano Amano Spit Castle With Swans Climbing Toward Castle Beach At Shek O Across Hoan Kiem Lake Anchored At Night Fiber Drying Barn Out In Fields Igloos Light Up At Hida Folk Village Riverside Kingfisher Ice Falls In Shadow Barn Out In Fields Igloos Light Up At Hida Folk Village Ice Falls In Shadow Entrance To Fish Market Bell Tower Kegon Falls Castle With Swans Climbing Toward Castle Rotemburo On Our Deck Takaragawa Onsen Frost Covered Trees Mouth In Water Helen And I In The Bath Barn Out In Fields Entrance To Fish Market Bell Tower Kegon Falls Castle With Swans Climbing Toward Castle Golden Statue View Over Kyoto Rotemburo On Our Deck Takaragawa Onsen Frost Covered Trees Mouth In Water Entrance To Fish Market Floating Arch O-torii Kaimon-dakeFrom Nagasaki-bana Glowing Waterfall Us At Volcano View From In Pool Castle Over City Market With Palm Trees Bell Tower Amano Spit Castle With Swans Entrance To Fish Market Floating Arch O-torii Kaimon-dakeFrom Nagasaki-bana Glowing Waterfall Us At Volcano Bell Tower Amano Spit Castle With Swans Climbing Toward Castle Golden Statue Trees In Fog Entrance To Fish Market Floating Arch O-torii Kaimon-dakeFrom Nagasaki-bana Us At Volcano Amano Spit Castle With Swans Climbing Toward Castle Beach At Shek O Across Hoan Kiem Lake Anchored At Night Fiber Drying
Map
Region: Asia, East Asia, Japan
Scientific Name: species related to Alcedo atthis (European Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher)
Tag: bird, Japan
Larger image: 1953 x 1302
Raw image: 1953 x 1302

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